Tisiphone helena, the Helena brown or northern sword-grass brown, is a nymphalid butterfly. It is endemic to tropical northern Queensland.
The wingspan is about 60 mm.
The larvae feed on Gahnia species, including Gahnia sieberiana .
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Tisiphone, or Tilphousia, was one of the three Erinyes or Furies. Her sisters were Alecto and Megaera. She and her sisters punished crimes of murder: parricide, fratricide and homicide.
Fury is the codename shared by three DC Comics superheroes, two of whom are mother and daughter, both of whom are directly connected with the Furies of mythology, and the third who is an altogether different character.
Sword grass may refer to:
Gahnia is a genus of sedges native to China, Southeast Asia, New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand and a number of Pacific Islands. The common name is due to the toothed margins. It often forms tussocks.
The sooty ringlet is a member of the subfamily Satyrinae of family Nymphalidae. It is a high-altitude butterfly found in the Alps and Apennine Mountains on heights between 1,900 and 3,000 meters in Austria, Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy and Slovenia.
Gahnia trifida, the coastal saw-sedge, is a tussock-forming perennial in the family Cyperaceae, endemic to southern Australia.
Tisiphone is the name of two figures in Greek mythology.
Antipodia chaostola, the chaostola skipper, is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. It is found in Australia along the coast of Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania.
Tisiphone abeona, the swordgrass brown, is a nymphalid butterfly. It is endemic to Australia.
Tisiphone is a genus of butterflies of the subfamily Satyrinae in the family Nymphalidae. The genus was erected by Jacob Hübner in 1819.
Hesperilla chrysotricha, the chrysotricha skipper or goldenhaired sedge-skipper, is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. It is found in the Australian states of Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia.
Hesperilla idothea, the flame sedge-skipper, is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. It is found in the Australian states of New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Victoria.
Gahnia aspera known as the rough saw-sedge or round sawsedge is a tussock forming perennial plant, often seen in moist situations. The long strap like leaves grow to 80 cm long.
Gahnia grandis is a tussock-forming perennial plant found in southeastern mainland Australia and Tasmania.
Gahnia melanocarpa, known as the black fruit saw-sedge, is a tussock forming perennial plant in eastern Australia. Often found in the wetter forests or in rainforest margins, it is common on the coast but also seen in the tablelands.
Gahnia sieberiana, commonly known as the red-fruit saw-sedge, is a tussock-forming perennial plant in the family Cyperaceae, endemic to Australia. It is a widespread plant that favours damp sunny sites. Many insect larvae have been recorded feeding on the red-fruit saw-sedge. It may grow over 2 metres tall.
Gahnia radula, commonly known as the thatch saw-sedge is a tufted perennial sedge native to south-eastern Australia. The leaves are long, flat and rough, with sharp edges. It has a distinctive brown inflorescence, which darkens to black. It grows to 50–100 cm in height, spreads through its rhizomes and is found in eucalypt forest and grassy woodland.
Pseudochazara mniszechii, the tawny rockbrown, is a species of butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is confined to Greece, Turkey, northern Iran, Balochistan, and the Caucasus.
Lake Hawdon South Conservation Park is a protected area located in the Australian state of South Australia in the locality of Bray about 280 kilometres (170 mi) south-east of the state capital of Adelaide and about 18 kilometres (11 mi) east of the town of Robe.
Gahnia erythrocarpa is a leafy sedge, growing up to 2 metres tall. Found in damp areas in forest or woodland in the Sydney district of Australia. This is one of the many plants first published by Robert Brown with the type known as "(J.) v.v." appearing in his Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae et Insulae Van Diemen in 1810. The specific epithet erythrocarpa is from ancient Greek and refers to the red seeds.